no /dev/audio or /dev/dsp

Roland Puntaier Roland.Puntaier at br-automation.com
Mon Jul 2 10:32:00 PDT 2007


Hi everybody,

after 
  installing  alsa-utils-1.0.13.tar.bz2 
  calling alsamixer and 'm' on Master and PCM 
  /usr/sbin/alsactl restore -f /etc/asound.state
sound works. 

I tested this by watching a youtube video on firefox.

But there is still no /dev/audio or /dev/dsp, i.e. the 'cat xxx.au > 
/dev/audio' will not work.
Shouldn't that work, too?
  Links I followed:
  In http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?t=500542
    http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/ticket/1342

Other Problem:
When starting krec, it says Synth_STEREO_COMPRESSOR aRts module 
(artsmodulessynth.so.0) is missing.

Basically I can live with these little inconveniences, but just in case 
someone has an answer ready...





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